Navigation Links
ETHEX Corporation Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall
Date:2/3/2009

Previously Issued Recall to Wholesale Level on Certain Products Expanded to Retail Level

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- ETHEX Corporation, a subsidiary of KV Pharmaceutical Company (NYSE: KVa; KVb), is issuing a voluntary expansion to the retail level of a previously announced recall on certain products. The recall on the products listed below had previously been issued to the wholesale level, but is now being expanded to the retail level. The Company is taking this action as a precautionary measure, because the products may have been manufactured under conditions that did not sufficiently comply with current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP). This additional level of recall is to further remove recalled products from the marketplace.

Patients who may have these products in their possession should continue to take them in accordance with their prescriptions, as the risk of suddenly stopping needed medications may place patients at risk. Patients should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using these products.

Expanded Recall to Retail Level Includes the Following Products:

Morphine Sulfate Extended-Release Tablets 15mg, 30mg & 60mg (All Strengths)

Morphine Sulfate Immediate-Release Tablets 15mg & 30 mg (All Strengths)

Dextroamphetamine Sulfate Tablets 5mg & 10mg (All Strengths)

Isosorbide Mononitrate Extended-Release Tablets 30mg, 60mg & 120mg (All Strengths)

Propafenone HCl Tablets 150mg, 225mg & 300 mg (All Strengths)

Any retail customer inquiries related to this action should be addressed to ETHEX Customer Service at 1-800-748-1472, faxed to ETHEX Customer Service at 314-646-3788, or e-mailed to customer-service@ethex.com. Representatives are available Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm CST.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). At this time, the Company is unable to determine when distribution of these products will resume.

Patients with questions about the recall should call the telephone number above, or contact their healthcare providers. Any adverse reactions experienced with the use of these products should also be reported to FDA's MedWatch Program by phone at 1-800-FDA-1088, by fax at 1-800-FDA-0178, by mail at MedWatch, FDA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20852-9787, or on the MedWatch website at www.fda.gov/medwatch

The recall announcement is posted on www.kvpharmaceutical.com.

About KV Pharmaceutical Company

KV Pharmaceutical Company is a fully integrated specialty pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures, markets, and acquires technology-distinguished branded and generic/non-branded prescription pharmaceutical products. The Company markets its technology distinguished products through ETHEX Corporation, a nationwide leader in generic pharmaceuticals and Ther-Rx Corporation, its branded drug subsidiary.


'/>"/>
SOURCE ETHEX Corporation
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. ETHEX Corporation Voluntarily Recalls a Single Lot of Morphine Sulfate 60 mg Extended Release Tablets Due to the Potential for Oversized Tablets
2. ETHEX Corporation Voluntarily Recalls Three Lots of Dextroamphetamine Sulfate 5mg Tablets Due to the Potential for Oversized Tablets
3. ETHEX Corporation Initiated Nationwide Voluntary Recalls of Specific Lots of Five Generic Products Due to the Potential for Oversized Tablets
4. The ScottCare Corporation Completes Acquisition of Rozinn Electronics, a Leading Manufacturer of Cardiac Diagnostic Products
5. Brooke Franchise Corporation Announces Selected July Results
6. MedThink Communications Retained by NanoBio Corporation
7. EaglePicher Corporation Completes Transaction to Sell EaglePicher Boron, LLC to Ceradyne, Inc. for $69 Million
8. Dana Corporation, Inc. Enters Into Settlement Agreement With Dana Retiree Committee
9. Memry Corporation Announces Fiscal Fourth Quarter and 2007 Year End Earnings Release and Conference Call
10. Somanetics Corporation to Release Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results and Host Conference Call September 19
11. LifeQuest World Corporation Proud Contributor to Dietary Supplement Education Alliance (DSEA)
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... 26, 2016 , ... Intalere, the healthcare industry leader in ... inaugural Member Conference at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, Nev., May 17-20, ... America’s healthcare providers. , The conference was highlighted by the announcement of the ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... 26, 2016 , ... The Woodlands at John Knox Village , Florida’s ... care for living and healing, celebrated its grand opening, today. The Woodlands at John ... provided by Empowered Staff. , “This is an incredibly fulfilling time for John Knox ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... ... development solutions for drugs, biologics, consumer health and global clinical supply services, today ... Korea to support the company’s continued investment and strategic growth plans in the ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... Memorial Day Weekend marks the unofficial ... is sharing tips to make sure your family and vehicle are ready to ... Council, there may be 439 deaths and an additional 50,500 serious injuries from motor ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... 26, 2016 , ... North Cypress Medical Center hosted its 9th ... Cypress. With the help of community partners, the event organizers raised $45,000 for the ... wounded service members and their families through health, wellness, and therapeutic support. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/26/2016)... 2016 TARE (Transarterial Radio-embolization) ... Savings and Overall Decreased Use of Hospital ... international specialist healthcare company, has today announced the ... Meeting of ISPOR (International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and ... (HCC) using yttrium-90 glass microspheres is associated with ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... WELLESLEY, Massachusetts , May 26, 2016 ... sequencing (NGS) has matured into an essential life science ... research and development applications. BCC Research reveals in its ... of a second growth phase, one powered by a ... applied fields.      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140723/694805 ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... 25, 2016 According to a ... (3D, 2D, 4D), by Therapeutic Area (Oncology, Cosmeceutical/Plastic Surgery), ... (Medical Device Manufacturers, Hospitals/ Clinics) - Forecast to 2021", ... Animation Market for the forecast period of 2016 to ... Million by 2021 from USD 117.3 Million in 2016, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: